Category: BOOKS

Halloween & Fall Books for Kids

I love reading to my girls. We love pictures books and enjoy fun stories and illustrations so much. I’ve picked a few of our favourites to share with you today. Here are our top picks: Ollie’s Halloween by Olivier Dunrea The Haunted House that Jack Built Helaine Becker and illustrated by David Parkins. Corduroy’s Best Halloween

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Trick-or-Treat! Give Me Something Good To Eat! October 2018

I will start off by saying that I’ve been spoiling my self this month. I treated my self to a lovely lunch at Kwan Dim Sum Cuisine at Scarborough Town Centre. It was so delicious and fresh. The customer service was amazing and I will be going back very soon for more Dim Sum. So

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Spooktacular Reading! TBR

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a beautiful week! I wanted to share my Fall Reading List. I’m not sure I will finish all the books but I’m going to try. I would love to know what’s on your TBR List this Fall. I enjoy scary and haunting books. I also enjoy mystery and

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‘Whiskey in a Tea Cup’ by Reese Witherspoon Book & Tote Giveaway! #GIVEAWAY

    I’m very excited to be bringing you this lovely giveaway. Reese Witherspoon is a shining star! She is inspirational and I adore her so much. I love all her films and lately I’ve been loving her book club and her online presence. She is an Academy Award-winning actress, producer and entrepreneur. Reese Witherspoon

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Ladies Lunch & Toronto Snow Storm

On the weekend we had a lovely snow storm in Toronto. I love storms because I find them peaceful to look at but not to travel in. I took the Red Rocket (subway) to meet the lovely and talented Voula Halliday, the author and chef of  the cook book “Eat at Home”. I absolutely love

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Eat At Home By Voula Halliday Cook Book FEATURE

I kindly received an Advance Reading Copy of Voula Halliday’s Cook Book “Eat At Home” and I’m absolutely loving it! Easy and delicious recipes that my entire family loves. I made a few recipes from her beautiful cook book and I found them to be so fresh, easy and delicious! They also taste so good

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THE SHOE ON THE ROOF BY WILL FERGUSON REVIEW

Advanced Reader’s Edition, 371 pages Book Published October 17th, 2017 by Simon & Schuster “Thomas is the researcher, and his subjects are three homeless men, all of whom claim to be messiahs—but no three people can be the one and only saviour of the world. Thomas is determined to “cure” the three men of their delusions, and

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See REVIEW

  I kindly received The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane for review purposes by Simon & Schuster Canada. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Author  Lisa See 384 pages A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by

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Recent Favourites APRIL 2017

I can’t believe I haven’t shared my favourites with you since Christmas! What? I’m sorry but I’ve been so busy.  Since there are so many goodies that I love I tried to narrow it down to give you the best of the best! NETFLIX  I never thought that I would use the word OBSESSED over

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Then and Always by Dani Atkins REVIEW 

Absorbing, surprising, and heart-rending, Dani Atkins’s debut novel follows a young woman who, after an accident, gets a second chance at life … just not the one she remembers. Rachel Wiltshire has everything she’s ever wanted: a close group of friends, a handsome boyfriend, and acceptance to the journalism program at a top-choice college. But one fateful

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The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan REVIEW 

I would like to say thank you to Harper Collins Canada Ltd. for this brilliant book! ABOUT THE BOOK: From the lavish parlours of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village—a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity Violet is one of the most celebrated

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Hourglass TRILOGY by Myra McEntire REVIEW

Hourglass TRILOGY by Myra McEntire My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is really amazing! Im so grateful that I received this trilogy from PageTurnersBlog.com 3 years ago! Thank you so much! One hour to rewrite the past… For seventeen-year-old Emerson Cole, life is about seeing what isn’t there: swooning Southern Belles; soldiers long forgotten;

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Himself by Jess Kidd REVIEW

I kindly received the novel Himself by Jess Kidd for review purposes. Thanks to Simon and Schuster Canada.  A highly unusual tale set in a highly unusual Irish village full of dark secrets…Lushly imagined, delightfully original, and very, very funny, it hurtles along from the very first page” (M.L. Stedman, author of The Light Between

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The Fault In Our Stars by John Green REVIEW

SYNOPSIS Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. -goodreads MY THOUGHTS I had

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid -Review

I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid Canadian, 224 pages Published June 14th 2016 by Simon & Schuster Canada You will be scared. But you won’t know why… I’m thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays. It’s always there. Always. Jake and I have a real connection, a rare and intense

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